Save-On-Foods – Student Seniority

9.12  Student Seniority
1. A student is defined as any employee regularly attending High School, University, College, Vocational Institution or other educational institutions requiring attendance at scheduled classes.  Students may be required to verify their attendance and class times.
2. Students shall be considered to have restricted their availability and shall be scheduled by seniority within their classification.
3. Employees shall inform the Employer using the “Student Status” form when:
a) employees become or revert to student status, or
b) it is established that they have ceased being a student and will not be resuming their studies in the next semester or school term, no exceptions.
4. All students, without exception, shall not change their status of availability more than three times per calendar year, (by semester). Students are required to notify management of changes to their availability, student status or restrictions no less than one (1) week in advance of the schedules being posted.
5. It is understood that students shall not be available for certain shifts, which may limit their ability to maximize their hours. Minimum shifts for all students are four consecutive hours. Students must be available for shifts when not attending classes, unless they have submitted a Declaration of Availability (Section 9.11).
6. Students may elect to work / be scheduled regular night stocking shifts in accordance with Section 9.25.
7. Students who wish to maximize their hours during their Christmas break, spring break (reading break) and summer break may temporarily lift their restriction during these time periods.

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